Palilogy Pa*lil"o*gy, n. [L. palilogia, Gr. palillogi`a; pa`lin again + le`gein to speak.] (Rhet.) The repetition of a word, or part of a sentence, for the sake of greater emphasis; as, ``The living, the living, he shall praise thee.'' --Is. xxxviii. 19. [1913 Webster]

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  • Palilogy — A palilogy is a figure of speech that is a repetition of word or phrase for emphasis. Examples: * He cannot be good, knows not why he is good, but stands good. * That answer is wrong, wrong, wrong!!! …   Wikipedia

  • palilogy — /peuh lil euh jee/, n., pl. palilogies. Rhet. the technique of repeating a word or phrase for emphasis. Also, palillogy. [1650 60; < Gk palillogía recapitulation, equiv. to pálin again, back + logía LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • palilogy — noun /pəˈlɪləʤi/ Emphatic repetition of a word or phrase …   Wiktionary

  • palilogy — n. act or instance of repeating a word in order to emphasize it (Rhetoric) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • palilogy — pa·lil·o·gy …   English syllables

  • palilogy —   n. emphatic repetition of word …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • palilogy — …   Useful english dictionary

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